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Jul 31, 2014

CLE

Employment Discrimination Law Update

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This is the definitive annual advanced-level update of the most significant developments in EEO and their impact on employment practices. Topics covered include: Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity; Recent Legislative Activity and Agency Initiatives; Harassment and Internal Investigations Update; Escalation in Retaliation and Whistleblowing; The e-Workplace: Access, Security and Priv...

NELI
Aug 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Bar Review Course

Chicago, Illinois, USA
PRG is 100% focused on your exam success. - Benefit from the PRG guarantee – we’ll be there until you pass the exam! - Get our total solution for one low price —classroom courses in major U.S. cities, our online course, and our online exam prep software (ExamWare®). - Be confident that your materials are always up-to-date to reflect the latest exam changes - Connect with other students by accepti...

Patent Resources Group
Sep 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The M&A markets were relatively flat throughout 2013, punctuated by episodic but unsustained bursts of activity. By contrast, 2014 appears to be off to a more robust start. The variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Will the tough markets...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
With the continued expansion of new media outlets and the growing importance of social networking, advertisers are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program brings together top in-house and firm practitioners who will share their expertise and provide strategies for managing the legal risks and avoiding the pitfalls that...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activity. As a result, a w...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provi...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Taught by a faculty of expert practitioners from varied practice areas, this program will teach you real-world skills and knowledge important to your legal practice. By attending this program, newly admitted Illinois attorneys can also complete their requirement for a Basic Skills Course of no fewer than 6 hours.Practice techniques and procedures under the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct Pr...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

Chicago, Illinois, USA
PLI’s Outsourcing 2014 is a “must” for every lawyer with business clients engaged in outsourcing transactions!Outsourcing brings new opportunities and new risks for companies sourcing or providing critical services such as information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions.And there are newer and better approaches...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

NELI
Oct 16, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July. New Developments! Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both. Item 2: A discussion o...

NELI
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933 and the...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, development rev...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Companies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront licensing issues, ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive drafting exercises. Ethic...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enforcement a...

NELI
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Leases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability. Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as investors in real estate. T...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents, proxy soliciting materials, and ongoing disclosure practices of SEC reporting companies, as well as financial reporting developments, ethical compliance challenges facing lawyers, and more. Hear from an expert faculty, including SEC staff, in-house counsel and private practitioners who will focus on cur...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Financial Services Institute (20th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute






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